Chinese Seal Stones

For people who would like to carve their own seals, know how to choose a proper seal stone is a necessary skill. In this article,…

Four Gentlemen: Bamboo – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden – 兰竹梅菊 : 竹 zhú

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover Picture Cover pictures by master…

Insects – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover Picture Here's an example of…

Flower Stems – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover Picture Cover picture is by…

Flower Leaves – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Inkston Summary A complete flower painting…

Flower Petals – Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover Picture Here's an example of…

ShuNan Bamboo Sea 蜀南竹海, Bamboo Life

ShuNan 蜀南 means "Shu South" the southern part of the ancient Shu kingdom (now Sichuan province). ShuNan Bamboo Sea (蜀南竹海) is probably the largest bamboo…

Li Zhuang 李庄, historic Sichuan village

LiZhuang 李庄 is an ancient village with over 1000 years of history and the birthplace of Yan from Inkston. LiZhuang played an extremely important role…

Chinese Painting/ Sumi E Colour Mixing Chart

In this article we have listed some popular formulas to create new colours. The colour on the right end of each colour row is the…

孙岩 SunYan – 山水 ShanShui landscape painting

SunYan (Ding Fa), artistic name "Shi Chi" is a leading landscape painter, his art works are presented frequently at various professional art exhibitions and on…

Chinese Colours

Inkston supplies the finest traditional colours available from Jiang SiXu Tang and Old Hu Kai Wen: PS., if you are looking for materials for Tang…

Old Hu Kai Wen 胡开文 and Li Ting Gui 李廷珪 Inksticks

The story of the old Hu Kai Wen ink workshop and Li Ting Gui ancient inks still made today in old Huizhou in Anhui province.…